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White Organic Beeswax

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Koster Keunen offers pure, non-GMO beeswaxes that are sourced from beekeepers in multiple countries in East and West Africa. Our white organic beeswax is traceable back to the hive and certified according to the USDA-NOP standard.

Chemical Properties

ANALYTICAL TEST METHOD SPECIFICATION UNITS
Melting Point USP 741 62-65 °C
Acid Value USP 401 17-24 mg KOH/g
Ester Value USP 401 72-79 mg KOH/g
Saponification Cloud Point USP/NF <65 °C

Formulation Guidelines

Beeswax can be used at any level for cosmetics, skin care, hair care, pharmaceuticals, nutritional applications and standard industry. Beeswax is versatile and used as an effective structurant, thickener, film former, plasticizer and texturizer.

Regulatory

  • INCI NAME: Beeswax

  • CAS #: 8012-89-3

  • EINECS #: 232-383-7

  • KOSTER KEUNEN CODE #: 10025

  • MINIMUM SHELF LIFE: 2 Years

  • MANUFACTURED: Watertown, Connecticut, USA

  • NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS: Yes

  • CERTIFIED ORGANIC, USDA-NOP: Yes

  • NPA & KOSHER CERTIFIED: Yes

  • MEETS USP <561>: Yes

  • NON-GMO: Yes